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How to apply for a research degree

For all the information you need on how to apply for a research degree and to make sure you fulfil the entry requirements visit our 'How to apply' page

You should have a good honours degree (2:1 or above) or masters degree or equivalent in the relevant subject area.

International applicants should be aware of our English language requirements

Health inequalities research

A central research interest of Institute staff lies in sociological and social policy work on health inequalities, with an emphasis on the health needs of the UK’s multi-ethnic and multi-faith population. 

Projects include:

  • A review of the diabetes and renal care pathway for South Asian patients
  • Awareness of renal disease among South Asians
  • Screening for renal disease among South Asian diabetics
  • Perceptions of mental health among young South Asians
  • Developing culturally competent cancer and palliative care services
  • Exploring the role of the Samaritans among South Asian and African Caribbean communities

Health Inequalities Research posters

  • Gift study [PDF]   Gifting and giving as core concepts within all belief systems. Is 'Gifting' a Relevant Concept to Promote Organ Donation? The views of the UK‟s Religious Leaders.
  • Disability project [PDF]   Exploring the needs of children with multiple, complex disability and learning difficulties from Pakistani and Bangladeshi communities in Luton
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